The Abbey, Ireland’s national theatre, is seeking a Digital Content Officer to join their fast paced Communications (marketing and press) team. At a time of great growth in digital for the Abbey with 64% of our bookings being made online and a new website launched in August 2017, they are recruiting a Digital Content Officer. The creation of high-quality content is a key strand in Abbey Theatre's Digital Strategy. This is a perfect role for a self-starter who is passionate about theatre to join an experienced and dynamic team.
Are you passionate about telling stories? Do you know how to ask smart questions to unearth an interesting story? Are you a skilled videographer? Can you turn around content fast? Have you a track record of bringing your work to multiple audiences? Are you also good at digital marketing or photography or graphic design? And do you love theatre?
If you have answered yes to any of these questions, we would be interested in talking to you.
The Abbey Theatre is Ireland’s national theatre and occupies a unique position in the hearts and minds of Irish people. It has two theatres; the Abbey, with a capacity of 494 seats, and the Peacock, with a capacity of 132 seats. We produce a year round programme of productions, public readings, talks, workshops and artistic development work. We produce work at home and on tour, which not only showcases Irish and international theatre but also engages with the artistic and civic life of contemporary Ireland.
Duties of the Digital Content Officer include but are not limited to:
Depending on your skill-set and what you can bring to the role:
The post holder will have:
Communications team, Abbey directors, Abbey artists, Sales and Customer Service, Development, Community and Education, Production, Tessitura Administrator, Abbey Theatre artists
Abbey Theatre Audiences, Digital Agency, Advertising agency, Photographers, Designers, Videographers, Theatre Community, Industry Peers
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Post: This is a fixed term six month contract with the Abbey Theatre. This role would be with an immediate start.
Hours: Standard hours are 09.30 to 17.30 with an hour for lunch. This post requires attendance at performances and events outside of normal hours on a regular basis.
Annual Salary: Salary commensurate with skills and experience.
Probationary period: 6 months
Holidays : 24 days per annum (including Good Friday & Christmas Eve)
Public Holidays : 9 Public holidays per annum
Pension: The Abbey Theatre provides employees with access to a Personal Retirement Savings Account (PRSA) and will match contributions up to 5.5% of salary.
Employees must contribute a min. of 3% to avail of employer contributions. Contributions are made through payroll.
Life Assurance: The Abbey Theatre Group Life Assurance plan provides a benefit to all employees of 4 times annual salary in the event of death while in service.
Health Insurance : Employees are provided with the option to join the Abbey Theatre – VHI Group Scheme. Participant employees receive a 10% discount on any VHI plan and the subscription is deducted through payroll.
Please apply here.